Belgian neuro-pathologist (f), born 1914, Liège.
Biography of Denise Louis-Bar
Denise Bar received her medical qualification from the Free University of Brussels in 1939. Shortly after she married F. Louis, a civil engineer, and began using the hyphenated surname Louis-Bar. In 1940 she became a resident at the Bunge Institute of Neurology, Antwerp, working under the neuropathologist Ludo van Bogaert (1897-1989). In 1943 she was appointed as instructor in pharmacology at the University of Liège, and in 1945 she became a neuropsychiatrist at the department of internal medicine.
In 1957 Louis-Bar and her husband moved to Brussels, where she spent the remainder of her career devoting herself to persons with mental handicap.
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